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January 11, 2022

Hijar I Solar PV Park, Spain

By Carmen

Hijar I Solar PV Park is a 49.458MW solar PV power project. It is located in Aragon, Spain. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2021.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 49.458 49.458 Active Aragon, Spain Desarrollos Fotovoltaicos Meridionales; Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments

Description

The project was developed by Desarrollos Fotovoltaicos Meridionales and Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments. The project is currently owned by Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments.

Hijar I Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 102.6 hectares.

The project generates 94,095MWh of electricity. The project cost is $60.124m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in June 2021.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to BP Global Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 7 years from 2021. The contracted capacity is 41.25MW.

Contractors Involved

Prodiel Proyectos de Instalaciones Electricas was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Trina Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 149,872 modules each with 330W of nameplate capacity.

The inverters were procured from Power Electronics Espana for the project.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by Power Electronics Espana.

Prodiel Proyectos de Instalaciones Electricas is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project for a period of 2 years.

About Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments

Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments Ltd (Lightsource BP) formerly Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd, is an alternative energy company. It acquires, develops and manages large-scale solar projects and smart energy solutions. The company’s service offering includes site identification, power marketing, engineering, procurement, construction management, and operation and maintenance services. Lightsource BP also provides power purchase agreements, risk management, asset management, monitoring, optimization and financing solutions. It operates across Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe. The company is owned by BP Plc and its management and staff. The Company is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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